McFarland pulled away in the second half to down visiting Edgerton 56-45 and take sole possession of second place in the Rock Valley Conference boys basketball race Tuesday night.

The Spartans moved to 9-2 in the RVC, two games behind undefeated Jefferson.

Edgerton, which saw its eight-game winning streak end, fell to 8-3 and 10-3 overall.

The Crimson Tide were within a point, 24-23, at halftime, but the Spartans outscored them 32-22 in the second half.

Kodiak Wanta led the Spartans with 16 points, while Dan Toennies had 12 and Trevon Chislom 11. Wanta and Toennies each had three 3-pointers.

Jacob Fox led Edgerton with 14 points, including a pair of 3-pointers. Donovan Cone added 10 points.

McFarland swept the season series after winning at Edgerton 57-48 on Dec. 5.

The Tide host league-leading East Troy on Friday night.

MCFARLAND 56, EDGERTON 45

Edgerton (45)—Cone, 3-4-10; Jenny, 1-0-3; Fox, 5-2-14; Ziemet, 2-1-6; J. Johnson, 2-1-5; A. Johnson, 2-1-5; Spang, 1-0-2. Totals: 16-9-45.

McFarland (56)—Butler, 1-3-5; Wanta, 5-3-16; Toennis, 4-1-12; Witter, 1-1-4; Patchin, 2-4-8; Chislom, 2-7-11. Totals: 15-19-56.

Edgerton 23 22—45

McFarland 24 32—56

3-point goals—Edgerton 4 (Fox 2, Jenny, Ziemet). McFarland 7 (Wanta 3, Toennies 3, Witter). Free throws missed—Edgerton 9, McFarland 9. Total fouls—Edgerton 24, McFarland 19.

Brodhead 64, Clinton 63—The Cardinals rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit to pick up a league road win.

Senior Brekan Day scored 17 of his game-high 26 points after halftime to lead the charge after Brodhead trailed 35-27 at the break.

Justice Tway added 19 points, including a dozen in the second half, for the Cardinals (6-9, 4-7).

Zach Krause paced the Cougars (4-11, 2-9) with 21 points, while Tyler Stauss added 11.

BRODHEAD 64, CLINTON 63

Brodhead (64)—Tway 8-0-19, Riemer 1-0-3, Johnson 4-0-9, VanWhye 1-2-4, McGinty 1-0-3, Day 10-6-26. Totals: 25-8-64.

Clinton (63)—Anastasi 2-0-5, Weisensel 2-0-5, Gracyalny 4-0-10, Krause 10-1-21, Paschke 1-0-2, Mullooly 2-0-4, Carter 2-0-5, Stauss 5-1-11. Totals: 28-2-63.

Brodhead 27 37—64

Clinton 35 28—63

3-point goals—B 6 (Tway 3, Riemer, Johnson, McGinty), C 5 (Gracyalny 2, Anastasi, Weisensel, Carter). Free throws missed—B 6, C 5. Total fouls—B 12, C 15.

Jefferson 51, Evansville 43—The Eagles used a 16-3 run early in the second half to pull away and then held on for the home victory.

Ryan Brost had 15 points to lead Jefferson (6-8, 4-7).

Seth Maag had a dozen for the Blue Devils (6-8, 5-6), who also got 10 from Zach Mielke.

JEFFERSON 51, EVANSVILLE 43

Evansville (43)—Mielke 4-1-10, Maag 4-2-12, Wardwell 0-5-5, Deming 3-1-8, France 1-1-3, Stencel 2-1-5. Totals 14-11-43.

Jefferson (51)—Anfang 1-0-2, McGowan 1-0-2, Peterson 1-4-7, Sukow 2-0-4, Kaiser 2-1-5, Stelse 0-2-2, Monogue 3-2-9, Brost 6-2-15, Vogel 0-1-1, Simdon 2-0-4. Totals 18-12-51.

Evansville 17 26—43

Jefferson 23 28—51

3-point goals—E 4 (Mielke 1, Maag 2, Deming 1), J 3 (Peterson 1, Monogue 1, Brost 1). Free throws missed—E 12, J 6. Total fouls—E 14, J 16.

Big Foot at East Troy postponed—The Chiefs’ game at East Troy will be made up this Monday.

Badger South boys

Oregon 52, Milton 29—The Panthers held the visiting Red Hawks to just seven first-half points.

Ethan and Eric Victorson combined for 25 points for Oregon (7-8, 4-4 Badger South).

Kyle Wecker led Milton (0-15, 0-8), with 11.

OREGON 52, MILTON 29

Milton (29)—Nelson 2-0-4, Bowditch 2-0-5, Wecker 4-2-11, Radke 1-0-3, Rowley 1-0-2, Braun 1-0-2, Jordahl 0-2-2. Totals 11-4-29.

Oregon (52)—Burrell 3-4-10, Erickson 2-0-5, Ganshert 0-1-1, Girard 2-0-4, Look 1-1-3, Benet 0-1-1, Koopman 0-1-1, Taplick 0-1-1, Tower 0-1-1, Victorson 5-4-14, Victorson 4-1-11. Totals 17-15-52.

Milton 7 22—29

Oregon 18 34—52

3-point goals—M 3 (Bowditch 1, Wecker 1, Radke 1), O 3 (Erickson 1, Victorson 2). Free throws missed—M 3, O 13. Total fouls—M 18, O 14.

Nonconference boys

Black Hawk 66, Parkview 63—Eli Hoscheit scored 22 points and the Vikings made 10 3-pointers, but they couldn’t avoid a nonconference loss to the host Warriors.

Black Hawk’s Conner Meyer led all players with 26 points, including 18 in the first half, as the Warriors took a three-point lead, 28-25, that would stand as the final margin of victory.

Adrian Meza finished with 15 points and three 3s while Justin Balch added 14 points in the loss.

BLACK HAWK 66, PARKVIEW 63

Parkview (63)—Meza 6-0-15, Brown 1-0-2, Campbell 1-0-2, Carroll 3-1-8, Hoscheit 6-8-22, Balch 5-0-14. Totals: 22-9-63.

Black Hawk (66)—Flanagan 1-2-4, Argall 1-1-3, Truehardt 1-0-2, Lovelace 2-2-7, Rufenacht 3-0-8, Meyer 11-3-26, Leuzinger 6-3-16. Totals: 25-11-66.

Parkview 25 38—63

Black Hawk 28 38—66

3-point goals—Parkview 10 (Balch 4, Meza 3, Hoscheit 2, Carroll 1), Black Hawk 5 (Rufenacht 2, Lovelace 1, Meyer 1, Leuzinger 1). Free throws missed—Black Hawk 5, Parkview 4. Total fouls—Parkview 19, Black Hawk 15. Fouled out—Campbell, Carroll, Balch.

Nonconference girls

Dodgeville 76, Brodhead 48—Dodgeville showed visiting Brodhead why it is ranked in the top 10 in the state in Division 3.

Hannah Jones scored 29 points, and the Dodgers improved to 15-2.

Brodhead could not keep up despite 30 points from Erin Nyhus. Nyhus had nine two-point and two 3-point field goals and was 6 of 8 from the line.

Brooke Bescup added 11 points for the Cardinals (7-8).

DODGEVILLE 76, BRODHEAD 48

Brodhead (48)—Purdue, 1-1-3; Nyhus, 11-6-30; Bescup, 4-3-11; Pryce, 1-0-2; Tresemer, 0-1-1; Oliver, 0-1-1. Totals: 17-12-48.

Dodgeville (76)—Phillips, 1-0-2; Heimerl, 3-2-8; Jones, 14-1-29; Ludwig, 5-0-12; Borne, 2-0-4; E. Argall, 2-0-4; O. Argall, 4-6-15; Rhyner, 1-0-2. Totals: 32-9-76.

Brodhead 24 24—48

Dodgeville 38 38—76

3-point goals—Brodhead 2 (Nyhus 2), Dodgeville 3 (Ludwig 2, O. Argall). Free throws missed—Brodhead 14, Dodgeville 0. Total fouls—Brodhead 11, Dodgeville 24. Fouled out—Heimerl.

Other postponements—Several other basketball games were postponed Tuesday.

Delavan-Darien will make up its home girls game against Union Grove on Friday.

Three area nonconference girls games (Elkhorn at Oconomowoc, Waterford at Milton, Kettle Moraine at Badger) had no makeup date listed as of Tuesday night.

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